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Brent Spiner

Brent Spiner, whose primary claim to fame is his portrayal of the beloved android Data on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), was born and raised in Houston, Texas. His parents, Sylvia (Schwartz) and Jack Spiner, owned and operated a furniture store, and were both from Jewish immigrant families (from Austria, Hungary, and ... See full bio »

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2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Justice League Action (TV Series)
Edward Nigma / Riddler
 2016-2017 Outcast (TV Series)
 2017 The Blacklist (TV Series)
The Architect
 2015-2016 Blunt Talk (TV Series)
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence
Dr. Brakish Okun
 2016/I The Midnight Man
 2015 The Librarians (TV Series)
 2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series)
The Sandman
 2014-2015 Star Wars Rebels (TV Series)
Gall Trayvis
 2014 Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (TV Series)
Silver Surfer
 2014 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
 2014 Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (Video Game)
Data (voice)
 2013 Wendell and Vinnie (TV Series)
Brent Spiner
 2013 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Dr. Noonien Soong / Gondola Jack / Medic
 2010-2013 Generator Rex (TV Series)
Dr. Gabriel Rylander / additional voices / Additional Voices
 2012 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Brother Adrian
 2011-2012 Fresh Hell (TV Series)
Brent Spiner
 2012 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (TV Series)
Zebediah Killgrave / Purple Man
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
 2011 Young Justice (TV Series)
The Joker
 2011 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
Brent Spiner
 2011 Alphas (TV Series)
Dr. Kern
 2011 The Guild (TV Series short)
Brent Spiner
 2010 Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey
Coach Mackey (voice)
 2009 Leverage (TV Series)
William Quint
 2008 Superhero Movie
Dr. Strom
 2006 Material Girls
Tommy Katzenbach
 2005-2006 Threshold (TV Series)
Dr. Nigel Fenway
 2004-2005 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Dr. Arik Soong / Lt. Commander Data
 2005 Joey (TV Series)
Brent Spiner
 2004 The Aviator
Robert Gross
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Graham Barnes
 2004 Jack (TV Movie)
 2004 Friends (TV Series)
James Campbell
 2003 An Unexpected Love (TV Movie)
 2003 Frasier (TV Series)
 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis
Data / B-4
 2002 The Master of Disguise
Devlin Bowman
 2002 Star Trek: Bridge Commander (Video Game)
Commander Data (voice)
 2001 I Am Sam
Shoe Salesman
 2001 The Ponder Heart (TV Movie)
Dorris Grabney
 2001 Ask Me No Questions (TV Movie)
 2001 Star Trek: Away Team (Video Game)
Lt. Commander Data (voice)
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car?
Pierre (uncredited)
 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
 1999 Star Trek: Hidden Evil (Video Game)
Lt. Cmdr. Data (voice)
 1999 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Movie)
Earl Mills
 1999 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
Conan O'Brien (voice)
 1997 Star Trek: Generations (Video Game)
Lt. Cmdr. Data (voice)
 1997 Out to Sea
Gil Godwyn
 1996 Independence Day
Dr. Brakish Okun
 1996 Phenomenon
Dr. Bob Niedorf
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Professor Trent Davis
 1995-1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
 1996 Pie in the Sky
Upscale Guy
 1996 Dream On (TV Series)
Dr. Strongwater
 1995 Chronomaster (Video Game)
Milo (voice)
 1995 Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Final Unity (Video Game)
Lt. Commander Data (voice)
 1995 Deadly Games (TV Series)
Danny Schlecht
 1995 Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1995 Mad About You (TV Series)
Bob, the Dog Agent
 1994 Corrina, Corrina
Brent Witherspoon
 1987-1994 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Lt. Commander Data / Lore / Dr. Noonien Soong / ...
 1991 Crazy from the Heart (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1989 Shocker
Talkshow Guest (uncredited)
 1989 Miss Firecracker
Preacher Mann
 1989 What's Alan Watching? (TV Special)
Brentwood Carter
 1987 Family Sins (TV Movie)
Ken McMahon
 1985-1987 Night Court (TV Series)
Bob Wheeler
 1987 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series)
 1986-1987 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Billy Bob Conroy
 1987 Cheers (TV Series)
Bill Grand
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Willie Vaughn
 1986 Manhunt for Claude Dallas (TV Movie)
Jim Stevens
 1986 Sylvan in Paradise (TV Movie)
Clinton C. Waddle
 1986 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Franz / Dennis
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Draft Dodger (segment "Dead Run")
 1985 Crime of Innocence (TV Movie)
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Larry Stein
 1985 Robert Kennedy and His Times (TV Mini-Series)
Allard Lowenstein
 1984 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Ralph Harley
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Reverend Peabody
 1984 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Student in Reese's Class
 1984 Rent Control
Leonard Junger
 1982 Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
Corinne Burns's Boss (uncredited)
 1981 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Doctor examining Kim
 1980 Stardust Memories
Fan in Lobby
 1979 Family (TV Series)
 1978 The Dain Curse (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Fink
 1970 My Sweet Charlie (TV Movie)
Local (uncredited)
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In the play "Every Good Boy Deserves Favor" with Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes and Gates McFadden. Stewart directed the play. See more »

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7 Interviews | 9 Articles | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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[on his action figure of Lt. Commander Data] At first, I was reluctant. But then I figured, if it's good enough for Alec Guinness, then it's good enough for me. See more »


Attended and graduated from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas (1974). See more »


Lieutenant Commander Data on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)

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